It seems every time I visit this fascinating emporium, I uncover yet another alluring piece of treasure that I simply cannot walk away from. Here are some of this week’s finds:

SOFTLY, SOFTLY
These gorgeous cable-knit blankets, made of 100% merino wool, come in a range of relaxing, neutral tones, and are wonderful for snuggling under on the sofa or as an extra layer against the cold on snowy nights. Go on - warm up a loved one this Christmas. Blankets by Ines Cole: £115
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CHOP, CHOP
Even the most mundane item gives so much more pleasure when beautifully made, and culinary enthusiasts will appreciate these stylish chopping boards made in India, from smooth mango wood. They vary in size from small - ideal for making quick work of chopping herbs or crushing spices, to a large version - which helps with tackling grand challenges such as melons or celeriac. They also make very smart and pleasing cheese boards. Chopping boards by Ines Cole, from £28



BOBBIN FOR CANDLES
Everyone loves candles; they bring a wonderful atmosphere of calm to any living space, and the more the merrier; especially at this time of year. These are cleverly made from upcycled wooden bobbins and you can even buy handmade candles to go in them. Wooden candlesticks by Ines Cole £26
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BOLLYWOOD THROW
You don’t really need a reason to buy one of these - they are just gorgeous, and add a splash of mystic Eastern glamour when draped over chairs and sofas or used as bedspreads. Made of thick, quilted cotton and hand-blocked in India - each one is unique. Vintage Indian throws by Ines Cole, around £125
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CHAPATTI TABLE COASTER
Here’s an ingenious and stylish way to protect your wooden tabletops. These old chapatti boards from southern India are made of dark, polished teak and are perfect for putting serving dishes on when they come out of the kitchen, or even the oven. Wooden chapatti boards by Ines Cole, £28
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GEMSTONE AND SPARKLE
Unwrapping a pair of these pretty, glittering earrings made with with semi-precious stones, set in gold-plated silver, will make somebody’s Christmas Day. Antonia Graham’s magical collection of jewellery at The Old Cinema has all been designed and hand-finished in India, and no stone is left unturned; you will find agate, amethyst or amber rings, necklaces hung with garnets, gold bangles studded with peridots or onyx - the selection is breathtaking. Earrings from a selection, starting at £20
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CLASSY CUFFS
Scandinavia is hot right now, and a set of retro Nordic cufflinks makes a very cool gift which will last a lifetime. Sandy Stanley is a top name in 1960‘s and 70‘s jewellery and her collection of Scandinavian pieces at The Old Cinema includes an impressive array of simple but impactful designs made in solid silver and typical of the era. But snap these up they are going fast! Selection of Scandinavian silver cufflinks, from £50
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THINK OF A LETTER
This unusual, cylindrical Edwardian letter rack offers a handsome solution to piles of post lying around waiting to be attended to, and will look splendid sitting on a desk or sideboard. Made of polished mahogany and inlaid with gold leaf, it is a memorable gift for someone who appreciates quality and craftsmanship. Edwardian letter rack; £550
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THE BEWITCHING HOUR...
Be a little different! These gloriously decadent vintage blue glasses are just the thing for bejewelled party guests to sip their champagne cocktails from. Wonderful for festive gatherings - or just for cosy cocktails à deux; they will transform any tipple into something sublime and memorable. 8 x mid-century vintage cocktail/champagne glasses; £135M
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